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Years: 2020 – 2021

Training Site: University of Cape Town

Country: South Africa

Mentors: Ben Chi, MD, MSc; Landon Myer, MD, PhD

Title: “Patterns and Outcomes of Transfer of Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy within Primary Care Services”

Program Objectives:

Aim 1: To describe and characterize the transfer of HIV-positive adults on ART between primary care facilities across the Western Cape Province (WCP) of South Africa

Aim 2: To assess and compare long-term outcomes, including retention in care and viral suppression, in HIV-positive adults started on ART at the Gugulethu Community Health Centre (CHC) from 2014-2018 who remain in care at the facility, officially transfer out and silently transfer out.


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